Traffic Collision near Florence Street Left One Dead

MEAD VALLEY, CA (July 17, 2023) – Early Thursday morning, a pedestrian crash on Cajalco Road left a man with fatal injuries.

The deadly collision happened around 5:12 a.m. at the intersection of Cajalco Road and Florence Street.

According to California Highway Patrol, the male pedestrian who appeared to be a transient, walked onto Cajalco. According to reports, a Toyota Tacoma pickup driver failed to stop on time and hit the man.

Responding paramedics eventually arrived at the scene and located the victim unconscious in the middle of the roadway. Unfortunately, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, authorities questioned the pickup driver but they were not arrested.

At this time, the identity of the deceased victim remains undisclosed to the public.

Riverside County Officials partially closed down Cajalco Road for at least three hours as crews cleared the scene. Those with additional information about the fatal pedestrian crash are asked to contact the local authorities as soon as possible.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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